Ellen Blackburn searching for her brother Henry Perkins

Title

Ellen Blackburn searching for her brother Henry Perkins

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Ellen Blackburn is searching for her brother Henry Perkins. They used to belong to Wm. Perkins in Carroll County, MO. He sold her to Mr. Matlack who carried her to Little Rock, AR. There were three brothers, Henry, George, and Lewis and three very young sisters whose names she doesn't recall. When she was sold she went by the name Ellen Perkins but now goes by Ellen Blackburn.

Source

The Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA)

Date

July 1, 1885

Coverage

Bolton, TX
Carroll County, MO
Little Rock, AR

Contributor

Daniel Runyon

Relation

She posted a similar ad the previous year searching for both her brother Henry Perkins and George Washington. She mentions that Henry and George were last heard from in St. Louis three years ago. No mention is made of the sisters or Lewis. See: http://informationwanted.org/items/show/2460

State

Texas
Missouri
Arkansas

Files

Ellen Blackburn-7-1-1885.tif

Citation

“Ellen Blackburn searching for her brother Henry Perkins,” Information Wanted Ad, The Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA), July 1, 1885, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed August 6, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/2461.

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